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University of Birmingham rail experts on board with the 2021 Transport Decarbonisation Plan

University of Birmingham rail experts on board with the 2021 Transport Decarbonisation Plan
Description
Rail experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed and backed the government's Transport Decarbonisation Plan announced yesterday (14 July 2021).
Date:
15/07/2021

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education welcomes new Professor in Rail Strategy

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education welcomes new Professor in Rail Strategy
Description
The School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Plummer as its new Professor of Railway Strategy.
Date:
15/07/2021

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham
Description
Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State for Transport, has formally opened a new purpose-built centre at the University of Birmingham, designed to deliver specialist research in railway engineering.
Date:
08/07/2021

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26
Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed today's announcement by Network Rail that it will be showcasing the hydrogen-powered HydroFLEX train at the COP26 Climate Change Conference.
Date:
28/05/2021

University of Birmingham rail experts back Government 'Plan for Rail' White Paper

University of Birmingham rail experts back Government 'Plan for Rail' White Paper
Description
Rail experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed and backed the government's new plan announced today for a revolution on the railways in Great Britain.
Date:
20/05/2021

EMEL Power Ltd confirmed as headline sponsor for the first SEE UK Rail Summit 2021.

Description
The Rail Alliance, in partnership with BCRRE and Rail Cluster for South East Europe is delighted to announce the headline sponsor, EMEL Power Ltd for the first Virtual South-East Europe and UK Rail Summit 2021.
Date:
12/05/2021

Work starts on Siemens Mobility rail research and innovation facility in Goole

Work starts on Siemens Mobility rail research and innovation facility in Goole
Description
Work has started on a new multi-million-pound rail research and innovation facility on the site of Siemens Mobility's new manufacturing site in Goole, East Yorkshire.
Date:
27/04/2021

Heritage railway joins forces to build a locomotive for the future

Heritage railway joins forces to build a locomotive for the future
Description
The Severn Valley Railway has teamed up with the University of Birmingham and local start-up company, Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions, to work on a ground-breaking scheme.
Date:
23/04/2021

Siemens Mobility and University of Birmingham announce research and innovation partnership

Siemens Mobility and University of Birmingham announce research and innovation partnership
Description
Siemens Mobility and the University of Birmingham have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a centre of excellence for rail research and innovation in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Date:
01/04/2021

South East Europe and UK Virtual Rail Summit announced for May 2021

South East Europe and UK Virtual Rail Summit announced for May 2021
Description
The Rail Cluster for South East Europe (RCSEE) and the Rail Alliance today (Thursday 25 February 2021) announce that they will be hosting a South East Europe / United Kingdom Virtual Rail Summit on Tuesday 18 May 2021.
Date:
25/02/2021
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